Dolly Parton!


A letter from Dolly! I love that she says ” My Daddy always told me to dream big!”






Climate Change and Ladybirds!


This is my Grandpa’s Ladybird climate change book he wrote in the 1970s with G.E.Simmons (and my Grandmother Margaret Keen! ). Prince Charles has just made another one, and we’re still doing it 40 years on…

Exciting Parcel

Exciting parcel – a box of copies of the new book!


I’m Big Now!

Brief peek at my next exciting new book from Andersen Press “I’m Big Now!’ due to be published next year. All about a little girl who plays at being a baby again but then realises it’s better being a big girl. Written by Anthea Simmons and illustrated by me!





Penguin Random House Party!

Yay, had a fantastic time at Somerset House last night for the Penguin Random party, met so many nice people and very much enjoyed myself, loved the carrot juice in a jar & rad (ish) Peter Rabbit book and BFG goody parcel! Thank you!!

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Draw a Bus!

Here’s Jack’s drawing of a bus, I love the bicycle style wheels!


I’m Back Again!

Yes, it’s been a while since I last posted, I’ve been working on my next book with Andersen Press, and here’s a little sneaky look at one of the roughs!

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Ladybird Spoofs and My Parents’ Wedding!

Well you probably may know from my ‘It Runs In the Family’ section that I have a family history with Ladybirds, and so this is why my parents wedding which was used for the illustration in the original book ‘The Hotel’ has now become famous again!! You’ll find it in ‘The Wife’ and ‘The Husband’.

How To BookS!

The lovely ‘How To..’ books were so fun to work on with Red Fox, here is a pic of the covers!



It’s Picnic Time!

Teddy Picnic is published and so we have a little picnic!

Andersen Press, May 2015

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